San Luis Obispo, California

Population 45,527

San Luis Obispo is located in San Luis Obispo County, CA. The population is 45,527, making San Luis Obispo the largest city in San Luis Obispo County.

There are 16 public schools in San Luis Obispo with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for San Luis Obispo is moderate , and there are 89 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in San Luis Obispo is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date San Luis Obispo property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near San Luis Obispo include Los Ranchos, Edna and Avilla Beach.

San Luis Obispo Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 7.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 43.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 49.4%

Crime Rate

38.26% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 155
  • Violent Crimes: 402
  • Robbery: 71
  • Burglary: 580
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

22.51% Higher than national avg.
  • 89 offenders in San Luis Obispo
  • 19.55 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

160 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 4
  • Superfunds: 7
  • Tanks & Spills: 149

Unemployment

Moderate 5.4%
  • California unemployment average: 8.0%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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16 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 16 K-12 public schools in San Luis Obispo, CA and 6 private schools. Homefacts rates San Luis Obispo's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

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Crime view details

89 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$950,000 compared to December 1969
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    6.8%
  • Rented
    59.2%
  • Owned
    34%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

200 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of San Luis Obispo, CA issued 200 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 200 permits, 139 were issued for single family homes and 61 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of San Luis Obispo, CA issued 75 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 75 permits, 57 were issued for single family homes and 18 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,216
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,343
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,743
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,513
  • 4 Bedrooms: $3,059

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Environmental Hazards

160 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (1414/1573)
    San Luis Obispo, CA has 89.89% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    San Luis Obispo, CA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.05 Average
    San Luis Obispo, CA is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 53.55°
  • February 53.12°
  • March 55.65°
  • April 57.56°
  • May 60.3°
  • June 63.77°
  • July 66°
  • August 67.16°
  • September 67.08°
  • October 64.37°
  • November 58.42°
  • December 52.24°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for San Luis Obispo, CA

Earthquakes
San Luis Obispo, CA has a high risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
San Luis Obispo, CA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
San Luis Obispo, CA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
San Luis Obispo, CA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in San Luis Obispo, CA: $47,777

Unemployment

Unemployment in San Luis Obispo is 5.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 8.0% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 31.84%
White Collar - 68.16%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Jerry Brown
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein

City Representatives

  • Lois Capps

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

44 FCC Towers view all

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